Deering

Description

The Sierra 17 fret tenor is made with Deering's world renowned '06 tone ring, three-ply violin-quality maple rim, one piece resonator flange, and Deering "quiet metal" fully adjustable tailpiece. This pot assembly is the same design used in much more expensive banjos. The warm, full and bright tone of this tenor banjo is the finest available for either the jazz tuning C,G,D,A or the low Irish tuning of G,D,A,E. Jazz players like bright snappy tenor banjos. Irish players often like warm, deep sounding tenor banjos. The Sierra 17-fret tenor will do both with equal authority. Made of mahogany with a slim comfortable neck and ebony fingerboard, the Sierra banjo will give you hours of lasting pleasure.
Features
  • Versatile tenor
  • Select woods and cosmetic appointments
  • Great sound and playability
  • Hard shell case included
Specifications
  • Neck:
  • Mahogany or Maple
  • Natural Ebony fingerboard
  • 17 Pressed in Nickel Silver Frets
  • Original Deering Designed Engraved Inlays
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • Fully Adjustable truss rod
  • Deering Planetary banjo tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Pot:
  • Genuine Deering -06- Bell Bronze Tone Ring
  • Violin Grade Three ply Maple Rim
  • Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • Standard 11³ Frosted Bottom Medium Crown Head
  • 24 Round Hooks and ¼³ Hex Nuts
  • One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
  • Slender Shaped Armrest
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Resonator:
  • Mahogany
  • Trimmed In White
  • Straight Internal Sidewalls
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Includes a Traditional Hardshell Case
  • Tone:
  • Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain than maple or walnut.
  • Professional quality tone. Easy to play with clarity of note separation.
  • Tuned:
  • C,G,D,A for standard tenor tuning
  • G,D,A,E for Irish music
  • Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
  • Dimensions:
  • Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/8³
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 21³
  • Resonator diameter: 13 7/8³
  • Overall Instrument Length: 32³
  • Weight: 11 lbs
  • Warranty:
  • The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.
Warranty
Deering banjos with the lifetime warranty are only available through authorized Deering Dealers.

IF YOU BUY A "NEW" DEERING BANJO FROM A NON-AUTHORIZED DEALER, YOU HAVE PURCHASED A USED BANJO AND HAVE NO WARRANTY. When we send a Deering banjo to an authorized dealer, only that dealer or another authorized dealer can sell that banjo as new. If an authorized dealer sells a new Deering banjo to a non-authorized dealer, the non authorized dealer becomes the first owner and he becomes the bearer of the lifetime warranty; not a new dealer by transfer. When the unauthorized dealer sells that banjo to the consumer, even if it was never played or even touched, it is a used instrument and no longer carries the lifetime warranty. This is necessary so that we know how the banjo has been cared for between the time we ship it and the time that our customers buy it. We have no way of knowing how non-authorized dealers care for their instruments because we do not communicate with them. This also honors and protects the strong relationship between Deering and its treasured network of hard working Deering dealers. For your protection against theft and to ensure immediate proof of ownership, four digits of the serial number are visible on the back of the peghead on each banjo. The full serial number is inside the resonator. When you purchase a Deering banjo and send in the warranty card you will receive a Gold Credit card style ownership/warranty card. This gold card is embossed with your name and the serial number of your new banjo for easy identification. Take your Gold Card with you to festivals or when traveling so that if your banjo is ever stolen you can easily prove it's yours.

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